Course: Field parasitology

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Course title Field parasitology
Course code KPA/482
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Fiala Ivan, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Scholz Tomáš, prof. RNDr. CSc.
  • Kvičerová Jana, MVDr. Ph.D.
  • Jirků Miloslav, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Kostka Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Ditrich Oleg, doc. RNDr. CSc.
  • Tyml Tomáš, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Content of practicals: Field investigation of parasites of various invertebrate and vertebrate host species (fish, amphibians, mammals and birds). Collection of ticks and moluscs as a host of trematodes. Demonstrations of ecto- and endoparasites and basic methods of their fixation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The objective of the course is to obtain knowledge of collecting hosts, parasitologic investigation of host species, identification of parasites and their preservation.


Assessment methods and criteria
Students will be informed about necessary equipment in detail before the practical starts.
Recommended literature
  • Odborná literatura v rámci jednotlivých skupin parazitů, např. Ergens a Lom (1970)..

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